The port of Honiara is situated on the northern side of Guadalcanal island at Point Cruz. The Honiara community and the Solomon Islands as a whole welcomes yachts that call into Honiara or other ports in the country.
Approach to Port
All overseas vessels arriving in Honiara are required to undergo Quarantine, Customs and Immigration clearance before any person is permitted to disembark as in any other country. All appropriate documentation should be made available to Customs including:
- Incoming/outgoing Immigration cards
- Port Clearance
For further information regarding Solomon Islands Quarantine, Customs and Immigration requirements, please visit the Immigration Website.
South Pacific Oil has more than 20 years experience in supplying gas oil and lubricants to vessels. Approval for duty free bunkering can be obtained from the Internal Revenue Commission for duty free bunkers.
The gas oil supplied by South Pacific Oil complies with the latest standards. Typical specification include AFQRJOS Checklist issue 23.
Shore to ship pipeline bunkering can take place at the fuel bunker wharf for vessels having a draft of 2.5 metres . Larger vessels requiring bunkers up to 100,000 litres can be bunkered at the main port using trucks. Dump barges can be engaged for bunkers greater than 100,000 litres provided at least two weeks notice is given.
Payments for fuel purchases can be pre arranged. Alternatively payments can be made by cash or EFPOS or all major credit cards except Diners. Westpac Banking Corporation, ANZ Banking Corporation and Bank South Pacific operate branches and provide full banking services.